UX Sheffield Privacy Statement
In the course of hosting and promoting the UX Sheffield we may need to process some personal data. This might be through processing speakers and contacting those who have asked to attend the event or letting you know about future UX Sheffield events. If you visit our website, we might look at some stats to make sure you’re able to find the information you’re looking for.
Keeping your personal information safe is our top priority and we use secure methods to store and transmit your data. We will never sell your data to anyone.
This page explains what personal information we collect, what we do with it, how long we keep it and how you can contact us to have the information corrected or deleted.
- Website Visitors
- Event Attendees
- What are your personal data rights?
- Who do I contact if I have an issue with my personal information that you hold?
- How do I make a complaint about how my personal data is being held or processed?
We use Google Analytics to analyse user activity on our website in order to improve our websites. For example, using Cookies we can look at aggregate patterns like the average number of job searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and experience of the website. The information is anonymous; we can’t and won’t contact you, unless you specifically enter your contact information into form on our site.
The cookies used to provide this analysis would track information such as your location, your operating system, your web browser, which areas of which pages you look at and how long you spend on our website(s).
If you don’t want to be tracked while using our site (or other websites) then Google provide a tool to allow you to opt-out: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
We are not responsible for Web pages linked to its website, nor for any Web pages that the User might access through links included on our website. We do not control such Web pages, and, therefore, are not responsible for their contents. Users consult such Web pages at their own risk, under their own terms, conditions and legal notices for which we are not responsible.
What personal data do we hold and how did we get it?
In the course of applying to attend UX Sheffield; you will provide us with personal data about yourself. This would be done either through signing up online (our website or Eventbrite), responding to an online advert or in telephone conversations with us. This data may include the following:
- Your name, email address, contact details and address, telephone number, your employer.
- Information that you provide in any email or telephone communication with ourselves.
- Any information you volunteer face-to-face during the course of the event.
- Some of our events or talks may be recorded for later distribution on our website or other means.
- By using our website, we may track some information about your computer and how you use our site, including your IP address, location, browser type/version, operating system, how you came to our site, how long you visited our site, which pages you looked at on our site (and how often) and how you moved through the site. This is all collected anonymously by Google Analytics so that we can see how people use our site to help us make it better and easier to navigate.
What we do with your personal information
We may use your data (in accordance with GDPR) in the following ways;
- To contact you via email, telephone or social media to offer you future, events, promotions and newsletters.
- Contact you to take your feedback on events or talks you have attended.
- Your data will only be processed by our staff in the UK in line with UK/EU law and the GDPR.
- Your data may be transferred and stored via some online systems based in the US. By this, we mean systems like Mailchimp which we use to send you emails. Where data is stored on systems based in the US, we have contracts in place with those suppliers to ensure they meet our strict data security criteria.
What we don’t do with your data
- We will not supply your personal information to anyone outside of our organisation.
- We will never sell or rent/hire your data to anyone. In the event that we sell our business to a new owner then we'll make sure you're aware and ask you to opt in again, provided you're happy to continue your registration with us.
How long do we keep your personal data?
Your data is kept on our system:
- Until we think the data is no longer likely to be up-to-date.
- You opt out of receiving future communications from us.
- You contact us to ask your data to be removed.
What are your personal data rights?
If at any point you believe that the personal information we hold on you is incorrect, you want us to correct or delete that information, or you no longer want us to hold that information or contact you, you can exercise your rights under the current Data Protection laws. These rights include:
- Right of access
- Right to withdraw consent
- Right to rectification
- Right to erasure
- Right to restriction of processing
- Right to data portability
- Right to object
For more information about your personal data rights please visit the Information Commissioner Office website at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-the-gdpr/individuals-rights/
Who do I contact if I have an issue with my personal information that you hold?
If you would like us to update or delete your details, Please contact:
- Thom Blake fills the role of Data Protection Manager for the UX Sheffield. You can reach him on 0114 478 2950 or firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I make a complaint about how my personal data is being held or processed?
- If you wish to raise a complaint on how we handle your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer who will investigate the matter.
- If you are not satisfied with our response you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Their Helpdesk number is 0303 123 1113.